Recipes

Green Summer Salad

Green Summer Salad

This salad dressing is creamy and full of flavour. It is the perfect accompaniment to fresh, local, summer vegetables.

Veggie Burgers

Veggie Burgers

These veggie burgers are my favourite. Packed full of flavour, fibre and protein, they are the perfect patio meal, for those warm summer evenings.

Blasphemy Biscuits

Blasphemy Biscuits

The perfect coffee companion: these blasphemy biscuits are full of oats and almond flour. They are gluten-free, high in protein and fibre.

Coconut curry noodle soup

Coconut curry noodle soup

Spicy Thai curry paste, aromatic herbs, coconut milk, and rice noodles make a delicious base for a comforting bowl of soup. 

Lemon Poppy Seed Cookies

Lemon Poppy Seed Cookies

Lemon and Poppy Seed. The perfect combination of tart and sweet, this recipe takes a modern twist on my grandmother’s cookie recipe.

Fish cakes with Escovitch

Fish cakes with Escovitch

Fish cakes made with salt cod and potatoes are a favourite treat from Newfoundland. In this recipe, they are served with escovitch, which is a spicy vinegar based condiment from Jamaica.

Aunt Isa Cookies

Aunt Isa Cookies

Aunt Isa cookies are delicate, delicious and the perfect coffee treat. These gluten-free sandwich cookies are filled with silky rose buttercream. They are irresistible!

Tahini Pistachio Rose Bar

Tahini Pistachio Rose Bar

This tahini pistachio rose bar will not disappoint. It is full of protein, and the perfect mid-day snack. It tastes as good as it looks!

Adaptogen Latte

Adaptogen Latte

Adaptogens are herbs that improve stress resilience, making them useful plant allies. In this recipe, we blend them up with warm milk and honey to make a delicious botanical latte. 

Elderberry Syrup

Elderberry Syrup

A spoonful of elderberry syrup definitely helps the medicine go down. In this case, elderberries are the medicine, and the sweet & warming taste of this syrup is delightful. 

Turmeric Chai Latte

Turmeric Chai Latte

Let this warm, sunshine yellow latte bring calm and comfort to your evenings. It is caffeine-free, and filled with chai flavour and soothing botanicals.

Fire Cider

Fire Cider

Fire cider is a delicious infusion of spicy botanicals in apple cider vinegar, and is made a little sweeter with the addition of honey. It is a simple recipe, and you likely have all of the ingredients needed to make fire cider in your kitchen already.

Mia’s Roasted Vegetable & Tempeh Bowl

Mia’s Roasted Vegetable & Tempeh Bowl

Mia Harris, a registered holistic nutritionist, was kind enough to provide us with this delicious vegetable bowl recipe. It is filled with plant-based protein, and completed with a tasty, creamy tahini sauce.  

Mixed Vegetable Bowl with Miso Gravy

Mixed Vegetable Bowl with Miso Gravy

Inspired by the renowned Vancouver based vegetarian restaurant, the Naam, this bowl pairs together roasted potatoes, a medley of vegetables, tempeh and delicious miso gravy.

Dukkah Roasted Vegetable Bowl with Green Tahini Dressing 

Dukkah Roasted Vegetable Bowl with Green Tahini Dressing 

Dukkah is an Egyptian condiment made from a blend of nuts, seeds, and spices. It provides so much flavour, and a satisfying crunch, to roasted vegetables and chickpeas. In addition to dukkah, this bowl utilizes a tart green tahini dressing to bring it all together. 

Roasted Vegetable & Tofu Bowl with Almond Butter Sauce 

Roasted Vegetable & Tofu Bowl with Almond Butter Sauce 

Roasting root vegetables and squash is a great way to savour the flavour and colour of autumn. In addition, roasted vegetables make a great base from which to build a veggie bowl, especially when they are drizzled with a creamy, spicy almond butter sauce. 

Lentil and Eggplant Salad

Lentil and Eggplant Salad

Hearty French lentils pair nicely with the sweet taste of roasted vegetables, the spiciness of chili paste, and fresh flavours of mint and parsley.

Danya’s Green Sauce

Danya’s Green Sauce

We have all experienced buying a bunch of beautifully crisp and fragrant herbs, only to watch them slowly wilt within a few days. Instead of avoiding buying fresh herbs in the future, or tossing them when they aren’t as fresh, whip up a batch of this delicious green sauce.

Blueberry, Almond & Coconut Cake

Blueberry, Almond & Coconut Cake

This blueberry almond cake is the perfect companion to a cup of tea. It bursts with flavour and is packed with protein. It has become a new favourite in our household. 

Fennel & Thyme Chickpea Wraps

Fennel & Thyme Chickpea Wraps

The flavours of honey, thyme, and fennel make these chickpea wraps delightful. This simple recipe is versatile, full of nutrients, and delicious.

Flavouring Kombucha with Botanicals & Fruit

Flavouring Kombucha with Botanicals & Fruit

Flavouring kombucha is an enjoyable way to experiment in the kitchen. We utilized the fruity sweetness of strawberries, the tartness and rich colour of hibiscus, the floral notes of rose, and the bitter pucker of limes. 

The Art and Science of Fermenting Kombucha Tea

The Art and Science of Fermenting Kombucha Tea

Kombucha is a fermented tea which has gained a lot of attention in the last few years. This delicious beverage is refreshing, versatile and relatively easy to make. We explore how to make kombucha, and clarify the erroneous health claims often made about this bubbly beverage.

Bibimbap inspired bowl

Bibimbap inspired bowl

This is a bowl inspired by the traditional Korean bibimbap dish. It is the perfect combination of vegetables, protein, carbohydrates, kimchi and delicious flavours!

Kimchi

Kimchi

Kimchi is a fermented vegetable side dish from Korea that has a spicy, tangy taste and seems to pair well with everything. Like other fermented foods, kimchi is a rich source of probiotics. 

Sweet Potato and Cabbage Cakes

Sweet Potato and Cabbage Cakes

Loosely based on the English dish, bubble and squeak, these sweet potato & cabbage cakes are tasty, filling, and full of vegetables.

Seed Loaf

Seed Loaf

Seed loaves are delicious and hearty, due to their high healthy fat, protein, and fibre content. They make great gluten-free, open-faced sandwiches, but also tastes wonderful when smeared with jam or nut butter.

Herbal Vinegar

Herbal Vinegar

Herbal vinegars are a great way to preserve the taste of wild botanicals and add interesting flavour and acidity to any meal. They are simple to make and to improvise, and can be used in place of vinegar in recipes.

Cherry Blossom Fermented Honey

Cherry Blossom Fermented Honey

This fermented honey will not disappoint. The floral hints of cherry blossoms pair beautifully with the tartness and sweetness of the honey.

Make Your Own Aromatic Bitters

Make Your Own Aromatic Bitters

This bitter formula showcases the bitter flavours of gentian, archangelica and chamomile, while adding undertones of warmth from the cardamom and orange peel. A tasty and digestive-stimulating addition to your soda or drink!

Grapefruit and Fennel Salad

Grapefruit and Fennel Salad

This salad recipe was created to showcase the bitter flavour, balanced with the tart and sweet tangs of grapefruit and the nutty flavour of tahini. It’s a perfect summer day meal, or a great side salad for a barbeque.

Roasted Whole Cauliflower

Roasted Whole Cauliflower

There’s something stunning about a roasted whole cauliflower. The colours are rich, and the flavours of the harissa, parsley and lemon perfectly compliment each other.